Calendar-related crontab issues

crontab Hazards

Article from Issue 128/2011
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This month, Charly considers Jacobin rule, Napoleon Bonaparte’s neoconservatism, Jewish and Islamic tradition, and a cronjob that nearly worked.

Shortly after the French Revolution, France introduced a new calendar system. The idea at the time was to demonstrate the separation between church and state and to celebrate the decimal system as the triumph of reason.

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